Basic Still Photography 2019 schedule and prerequisites

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

Course: DINFOS-BSP                  

 

Class Schedule FY: 2019

 

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

26 Sep 2018

01 Oct 2018

15 Jan 2019

Resident

020

17 Oct 2018

22 Oct 2018

05 Feb 2019

Resident

030

16 Jan 2019

22 Jan 2019

17 Apr 2019

Resident

040

01 Feb 2019

06 Feb 2019

06 May 2019

Resident

050

18 Apr 2019

23 Apr 2019

29 Jul 2019

Resident

060

10 May 2019

15 May 2019

16 Aug 2019

Resident

070

19 Jun 2019

24 Jun 2019

24 Sep 2019

Resident

 

Course Description


This course provides instruction in theory and application of photographic fundamentals, captioning, optics, light sources, camera operations for controlled and uncontrolled photography, exposing, and processing. Electronic imaging with digital cameras, imaging-editing and captioning software. Training includes theory and applications applied to image transmission and archiving and applications for documentation and communication of DoD themes and messages.

 

Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-BSP

 

Verifiable Prerequisites

 

Prerequisite Item

Value(s) or Range

Constraint

Must meet height weight std

 

 

IAW AR 600-9

YES

Required

 

Prerequisite Courses

There are no Prerequisites in the Prerequisite Courses section. See other sections.


This course is developed primarily for entry level enlisted personnel of all U.S. services; however, all enlisted grades are eligible to attend. Others eligible to attend include employees of federal agencies and allied nations. Requests for waiver of prerequisites must be routed through the appropriate career field manager to the DINFOS Commandant and must be approved prior to student's acceptance into training. 

 

U.S. Army:

 

· Enlisted:

E1 through E6;

 

ASVAB EL score of 93 and ST score of 91 or higher.

 

Must have normal color vision.

 

Must have depth perception.

 

Must have normal binocular vision for fine close work as determined by the Armed Forces Vision Tester.

 

Must follow on to DINFOS-VPD course.

 

Must be eligible for secret clearance.

 

Required to be a U.S. Citizen effective 1 October 11 for all Soldiers.

U.S. Marine Corps:

 

· Enlisted:

E1 through E5;

 

GT score of 105 or higher.

 

Must have normal color vision.

 

Must be eligible for secret clearance.

Navy:

 

· Enlisted:

E-1 through E-6;

 

MC Must be a U.S. citizen.

International:

 

 

Must have an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 70.

 

Must have distant visual acuity correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision.

 

 

Civilian:

 

 

Must be a GS 1035, 1060, 1071 or 1084 series position requiring photography skills.

 

Must have visual acuity correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision.

 

Must be able to carry associated photography equipment weighing 20 lbs.

SECURITY Clearance:

Must be eligible to obtain a secret clearance.